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Approach of green and lean manufacturing study of the small industries in Bangladesh

Author Affiliations

  • 1Industrial and Production Engineering Department, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh
  • 2Industrial and Production Engineering Department, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh
  • 3Industrial and Production Engineering Department, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh
  • 4Industrial and Production Engineering Department, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh

Res. J. Engineering Sci., Volume 9, Issue (3), Pages 19-22, September,26 (2020)


The economic outgrowth rate of Bangladesh is on the rise drastically, day by day. Productivity is the main engine, and modernism is the fuel for operating and expanding this market. To boost up the productivity and quality of product lean methodology is one of the paramount methods. Lean and green manufacturing can simultaneously be used to enhance operational efficiency and mitigate waste and emissions. Moreover, Green manufacturing integrated with lean can ensure the lowest environmental effect, it also helps the sustainable development of modern manufacturing companies. The main aim of this research is to implement the Eco Value Stream Mapping approach in a smaller context in 5 industries and try to assess incremental progress. Finally, some obstacles are also found in the implementation of green-lean technology, for those problems several salient suggestions are suggested.


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